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Flexibility and Stability in the Innovating Economy

Maureen McKelvey and Magnus Holmén


This book addresses the nature of industrial dynamics, structural change, and transformation in our time. The central focus is on the question of evolutionary processes and complex transformation in the economy, with particular emphasis on the nature of flexibility and stability. The 19 authors — many of whom are leaders in their field — share a common approach to the economy as an inherently dynamic and complex system consisting of diverse components and activities, which are interacting and changing in different ways over time. Framing the book this way stresses the necessity of analyzing no ... More

Keywords: industrial dynamics, change, economic transformation, evolutionary economics, innovation, technology

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Print publication date: 2006 Print ISBN-13: 9780199290475
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2006 DOI:10.1093/0199290474.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Maureen McKelvey, editor
Professor of the Economics of Innovation, Department of Technology Management and Economics, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
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Magnus Holmén, editor
Research Fellow, Austalian National University
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